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was born. unless the texas republican senator formally renounces that citizenship, he will remain a citizen of both countries, legal experts say." ted cruz released his canadian birth certificate in response to inquiries from the "dallas morning news." today ted cruz's senate press secretary released this oddly worded statement. "to our knowledge, he never had canadian citizenship." now, when a senator's staff speak for the senator says "to our knowledge," everything that follows that is a statement that everyone in that senate office knows might have to be quickly revised, and so it has been. the "washington post" is now reporting that ted cruz will renounce his canadian citizenship. cruz said, "now the dallas morning news says that i may technically have dual citizenship. assuming that is true, then sure, i will renounce any canadian citizenship. nothing against canada, but i'm an american by birth and as a u.s. senator i believe i should be only an american because i was a u.s. citizen at birth, because i left calgary when i was 4, and have lived my entire life since then in the u.s., an
by mail. attorney general eric holder has his sights set on the texas voter i.d. law. holder said over the weekend, the struggle must and will go on in the cause for our nation's quest for justice until every eligible american has the chance to enter -- exercise his or her right to vote. texans are fighting back. >> this is deeply depressing to see the chief law enforcement officer in the country use partisan politics and that's all it is, to drive a wedge between americans based on race and ethnicity. it's really sad because we have come a long way. obviously we've elected barack obama president of the united states. >> the senator suggests much of this push is about a lame duck administration trying to turn texas into a blue state. arthel: so is there danger if it's interpreted as republicans trying to restrict voting? >> there are certainly some people who think so. virginia, arkansas, tennessee and north dakota have enacted new voter i.d. laws this year and colin powell is among those saying that voting will make it more difficult and immediately turn off voters the g.o.p. needs.
gallego, a new democratic member from texas still getting used to that unusual dynamic. >> if you walk in every day and you tell your spouse, "i don't care who your opinion is we're going to do it my way every day, because i'm always right," then your marriage doesn't last very long. it's not much of a marriage. >> reporter: you could say this political marriage is on the rocks. not only does congress have enormous difficulty tackling important challenges like jobs or entitlement reform but it's even struggling, bob, to perform basic duties, like funding the government which is needs to do by next month. >> schieffer: okay, nancy, well, thank you so much. upbeat reports about the economy sent the major stock indexes to an all-time high today. the dow gained 128 points to close at 5,628. that's the 29th record high of the year, and the s&p 500 closed above 1700 for the first time ever. there are more cases of a nasty bug, but the source remains a mystery. your grocery bill is going up because of what's happening down on the farm, and a hungry bear gets some takeout food when the cbs eve
, supposedly in texas. never been arrested for these crimes. >> bergman: we tracked down rene rodriguez at his home in south texas. >> bergman: rene rodriguez would retire from harris farms. when asked why there was not a criminal investigation, the fresno county sheriff said, "i don't have an answer." >> bergman: two years after the olivia tamayo verdict, the eeoc would start investigating what would become one of its biggest cases. it took place here in the yakima valley in washington state, the center of the nation's multi-billion-dollar apple industry. the case was against one of the largest apple growers in the country, evans fruit, whose orchards blanket the yakima valley. evans produces hundreds of millions of apples every year, employing thousands of seasonal laborers. the person at the center of the case was the long-time foreman of evans fruit's rattlesnake ranch, juan marin. >> bergman: women workers at evans fruit say that juan marin's sexual harassment had been an open secret for decades. but they were too afraid to speak out against their foreman. >> bergman: in the summer of 200
that got hit hard yesterday. the heat wave continues in texas. that's the other big story. it was 105 yesterday in dallas. that eight days in a row of 100-degree heat. when will the heat wave end? no time soon. 100 right through the upcoming weekend. no rain in sight. and speaking of rain, we had a little bit overnight in areas of the northeast. we'll have additional rain as we go throughout the day to day. not all day. airports have hit and miss delays with showers and storms. >> the summer thunderstorms really are strong. >> especially northeast, the humidity is up. >>> jackie robinson defaced, the ft. hood shooter working toward his own execution, plus, the best and worst performance in small cars when it comes to the crash tests. [ male announcer ] running out of steam? ♪ now you can give yourself a kick in the rear! v8 v-fusion plus energy. natural energy from green tea plus fruits and veggies. need a little kick? ooh! could've had a v8. in the juice aisle. >>> welcome back. now to other stories making headlines this morning, the house in cleveland where aerial castro held thre
on in north carolina and texas, this anti-women's stuff and all this, that is not the way to advertise. this is a national story. the national races are going to get tainted by what's going on in texas and north carolina in terms of the anti-abortion, anti-union, anti-everything. i think the republicans have trouble. they really do. they don't -- the sort of the cooler heads don't seem to have the vision or the willingness to prevail, and if they don't prevail, i do not think nate silver is going to be right. nate silver is usually right, but i think it's going to be tough. >> well, and -- and nate silver is usually right. people in new york think as long as he's predicting democrats are going to win. >> all right. let me just say that gayle collins writes in "the new york times" politics of a screeching halt. she writes in part this, one of the least attractive legacies of barack obama will be the way he empowered freshman senators to believe they were only one or two good speeches away from the presidency. right now the show horses of the united states senate are rand paul of kentuck
the you can go see a freshman republican senator from texas headline the iowa republican party's ronald reagan commemorative dinner. a texas senator will be in iowa in october 2013 because he either wants to run for president or because he wants people to think he wants to run for president. i'm randomly going to iowa is how politicians from iowa say i'm running for president. unless audio evidence of what seems like pretty much flat out corruption of the whole iowa process makes people think twice about that. audio evidence. next. [ tires screech ] [ beeping ] ♪ [ male announcer ] we don't just certify our pre-owned vehicles. we inspect, analyze and recondition each one, until it's nothing short of a genuine certified pre-owned... mercedes-benz for the next new owner. ♪ hurry in to your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for 1.99% financing during our certified pre-owned sales event through september 3rd. but you had to leave rightce to now, would you go? world, pre-owned sales event man: 'oh i can't go tonight' woman: 'i can't.' hero : that's what expedia asked me. host: book the fli
are in the great state of iowa, if you are so moved, you can go see a freshman republican senator from texas headline the iowa republican party's ronald reagan commemorative dinner. a texas senator will be in iowa in october 2013 because he either wants to run for president or because he wants people to think he wants to run for president. i'm randomly going to iowa is how politicians from iowa say i'm running for president unless audio evidence of what seems like pretty much flat out corruption of the whole iowa process makes people think twice about that. audio evidence. next. with the spark miles card from capital one, bjorn earns unlimited rewards for his small business. take these bags to room 12 please. [ garth ] bjorn's small business earns double miles on every purchase every day. produce delivery. [ bjorn ] just put it on my spark card. [ garth ] why settle for less? ahh, oh! [ garth ] great businesses deserve unlimited rewards. here's your wake up call. [ male announcer ] get the spark business card from capital one and earn unlimited rewards. choose double miles or 2% cash back on
of attention lately, that is wendy davis in texas. >> yes. >> bill: what is she going to run for? >> she has said she's either going to run for re-election in her state senate seat, and keep in behind texas is so jerr gerrymandering post redistricting. wendy davis holds one of the only swing seats. there are two swing seats in all of texas, and she holds one of them. she's re-elected to a swing seat in a red state, that would be fabulous. she's going to run for re-election there or run for governor. the way she has energized the country is phenomenal. i got to see her speech in d.c. last week, and her personal story is just so compelling. young single mother, put herself through school. made it to harvard law. made it to elected office. this is a woman whose mother has a sixth grade education. she's very much in line for governor seat in texas. so i think she can speak to texans in a way that the republican party simply can't right now. there is so much enthusiasm around her. i want her to make the best decision for her. she's young. she has a bright future. she can done whatever she wants w
, louis gohmert, republican, and joaquin castro, democrat. both from texas. setting aside donald trump, it appears there's an intensity of activity in iowa, particularly on the republican side. we saw claire mccaskill out for hillary this weekend. it's in part because it's so wide open in the gop. >> both parties will be nominating someone who's not president. that opens it up a lot. the democratic field, they have a weak bench, and be careful what they wish for to clear the field and have no competition. the last time almost uncontested nomination was '56, with stevenson. he probably would have been beaten anyway, but he was beaten. competition is good for parties. the republican party is going to get their fill of it. >> no question, but there does not appear to be that much competition yet, understandably, with hillary clinton out there find of freezing the field. >> i don't think so. martin o'malley made noise he's interested, joe biden, and kristen gillibrand, elizabeth warren, a lot of buzz, and governor cuomo from new york. a lot of talk. and let me not forgot joe biden. he will
. a texas senator will be in iowa in october 2013 because he either wants to run for president or because he wants people to think he wants to run for president. i'm randomly going to iowa is how politicians from iowa say i'm running for president unless audio evidence of what seems like pretty much flat out corruption of the whole iowa process makes people think twice about that. audio evidence. next. >>> running for president means starting in iowa, right? iowa's first. their caucuses have been first in the nation for 40 years now. so starting to run for president means starting in iowa, which means first competing in the ames, iowa, straw poll, which is a scam. it is a total scam, a fake wigged pay for votes, not a real contest pretending to be a contest. the iowa straw poll costs money to vote. it costs $30 to cast a ballot. some buy those ballots for people with the understanding that those people will then vote for them and, tah-dah, it's actual vote buying in america in the 21st century. democracy, faked. this is the seriousness with which iowa takes its responsibility of being first
average in texas. >> what you're bringing us here in new york, thank you very much. >> it's great. >>> it's back to business today for the u.s. state department. all but one of the 19 embassies and consulates closed last weekend have reopened. still closed is the embassy in yemen and lahore, pakistan, remains closed due to a threat. is this an essentially all clear? how are you interpreting it? >> well, to some extent u.s. officials feel with confidence that they can allow some of the embassies or all of the embassies that have closed as a result of that to reopen. that's the case here in cairo. there's no doubt that security will remain high in these fa till si sill teas. they had actually reduced their staff because of the current unrest here in egypt. so really they are opened for business, as we understand it. things are back to normal. they are still operating at the staffing levels that actually preceded that al quiaeda threat. some staff had already left. there's no doubt they are going to remain a vigilant watch on many of these embassies in wake of the al qaeda threat that emerge
and president obama. putin sent a telegram down to texas to former president george w. bush. they got along famously. and there is clearly no warm relationship between putin and this president. >> there aren't nearly enough telegrams sent these days, are there? i think the decision that the president made and that the white house made and that the administration and secretary kerry all supported was that we weren't at the point in our relationship with russia right now where we would make significant progress to warrant a meeting between the presidents but we look at the importance of looking at areas we agree and disagree which is why secretary kerry and the foreign minister and secretary hagel and his counterpart of meeting today. i can't promise you what will come out of it. it's more recognition that this relationship is important and we need to continue to work through it even at challenging times. >> i want to ask you about embassy security overnight a lot of people all but emergency people were cleared out of the u.s. consulate in pakistan and moved to islamabad which is hardly a saf
, democrat. both from texas. setting aside donald trump, it appears there's an intensity of activity in iowa, particularly on the republican side. we saw claire mccaskill out for hillary this weekend. it's in part because it's so wide open in the gop. >> both parties will be nominating someone who's not president. that opens it up a lot. the democratic field, they have a weak bench, and be careful what they wish for to clear the field and have no competition. the last time almost uncontested nomination was '56, with stevenson. he probably would have been beaten anyway, but he was beaten. competition is good for parties. the republican party is going to get their fill of it. >> no question, but there does not appear to be that much competition yet, understandably, with hillary clinton out there find of freezing the field. >> i don't think so. martin o'malley made noise he's interested, joe biden, and kristen gillibrand, elizabeth warren, a lot of buzz, and governor cuomo from new york. a lot of talk. and let me not forgot joe biden. he will call me this afternoon and remind me. it's too early
open which is very important. >> good friend of senator harken there of course. the texas senator ted cruz, this was his second trip to iowa in a month. he's scheduled to return again in the fall. he's going to be speaking at the iowa republican party's fall fund-raising dinner. is he tipping his hat to real political ambitions or just sort of raising his name recognition and bringing in more dollars? >> it's probably both. as i mentioned for joe biden, getting your na inting your nam spotlight, ted cruz has been doing that and more. he's going to go to new hampshire. he is all over the place. but i will repeat, again, it is very, very early. at this point in the 2008 cycle. august of 2005, hillary clinton was the clear front-runner. you had george al len was the co-front-runner on the republican side. so it is very early with still more than three years to go, peter. >> i want to get a sense, do you think it's very early with -- just kidding. let me ask you about -- acknowledging iing it's early, with me here. he made some headlines speaking out basically, you know, sort of attacking
the math going back, a guy like the texas rangers nelson cruz if he's suspended starting monday and you go through those 50 games, he can come back and play in the post-season with his team. baseball doesn't want to penalize a team like the rangers because alex rodriguez can't make a deal. you have to put an end date on it because we're all dying over here. it could come sooner. let's see what happens. >> rachel nichols, many thanks. >>> from new york to los angeles, people are dumping russian vodka into the streets. gay activists leading the protest saying it's an effort to draw attention to russia's strict anti-gay laws. so bars and clubs nationwide are boycotting stoli vodka. the boycott is inspired by an online camp pain called dumpstoli. but the activists may have it wrong. the makers of stoli who buy in the united states say it sports gay and lesbian and opposes the russian government's policies. at the same time, others are calling for a boycott of the 2014 winter olympics in russia. >> reporter: russia prepares for the 2014 olympic games. half a world away, short track speed skater
texas rangers, nelson cruz. what are those guys going to do? are they going to accept their suspensions like ryan braun or are they going to say the alex rodriguez route and fight it? do you take a suspension now, not play the next 50 games but be back for the playoffs or do you fight and you can play while you're appealing. but then maybe if this whole things fights back and you you miss the playoffs? it's a sticky situation. >> and under the categories, why a-rod? is anybody facing what he's facing in terms of severity? >> no, there is no question he is their biggest target. he will tell you that's personal. they will tell you ta that is because he is a multiple offender in their eyes. no, he's never been gotten under the drug policy before, they feel that he not only violated the drug policy, he then tried to go around and buy up evidence against them. and they say that he also lied to them and to them, it makes maybe a two or three-time offender in their eyes. we'll have to see if an arbitrator holds all that up and where this goes from here. it's going to get ugly. >> it's gotten p
could see some minor airport delays and how about the heat in texas. 104 today. and look at dallas throughout the next week and through the weekend. we're going to continue what should be about a 10 to 12-day heat wave there in central texas. nice beautiful morning, reagan national airport. the humidity is up and will spark a few thunderstorms. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. hi, i'm karissa. hi, i'm sherri. and i'm going to show sherri how collecting box tops for education earns cash for our school by shopping at walmart. come on. sherri, look at all these products that you can buy for your family with box tops. and look, four box tops in one box. that's awesome! more cash for our school. only at walmart you get 4 box tops on over 100 items. karissa i got it and you only had to tell me four times. find 4 box tops on your family favorites like general mills cereals and nature valley granola bars backed by our low price guarantee. the beach on your tv is much closer than it appears. seize the summer with up to 50% off hotels at travelocity. >>> 5 past the hour. ti
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